November 23, 2021

IMEC Announces Two Recipients of the 2021 IMEC Awards for Excellence

Recognizing two healthcare organizations that continuously demonstrate their dedication to performance excellence. Peoria, IL – (November 23, 2021) The 2021 IMEC Silver Award recipients are high-performing […]
September 23, 2021

IMEC Announces Registered Apprenticeship Program with the US Department of Labor to Ease Illinois Manufacturing Workforce Challenges

Illinois manufacturers now have a new resource to tackle workforce and productivity challenges like attracting, hiring, and retaining a skilled workforce. Peoria, IL. September 23, 2021 […]
September 13, 2021

IMEC and Partners Conduct Research that Reveals Ten Important Things to Know about how Manufacturers are Implementing Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

The results offer great insights from Manufacturers about their technology adoption journey and the impact on workforce and productivity, allowing IMEC and partners to better serve […]
September 7, 2021

25 Years of Illinois Manufacturing Excellence: IMEC Celebrates Manufacturers and Their Commitment to Future Competitiveness

Using the past 25 years as a foundation to ignite continued success in manufacturing, the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) is looking to the future to […]
June 9, 2021

IMEC and WiM Forge Partnership to Further Excel Manufacturing by Empowering a Diverse Workforce

Together, IMEC and WiM-Illinois will work to increase the awareness of workforce diversity in the manufacturing industry and work to shorten the gender gap. Peoria, IL […]
May 19, 2021

Early Success with City of Chicago and IMEC Partnership to Invest in Manufacturers in Select Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts.

A few manufacturers in seven TIF districts have already received fully-funded virtual training courses to upskill their workforce and improve productivity. There is still room for […]
May 12, 2021

City of Chicago and IMEC Partner to Invest in Manufacturers in Select Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts

Manufacturers in seven TIF districts to receive fully-funded virtual training courses to upskill their workforce and improve productivity. Chicago, IL – May 12, 2021: The Chicago […]
April 14, 2021

IMEC Launches New Book: Made in Illinois – A Modern Playbook for Manufacturers to Compete and Win

For Immediate Release: WHAT: The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) is presenting a virtual book launch of its new book, “Made In Illinois: A Modern Playbook for […]
April 12, 2021

NASA Brings New Business Opportunity Event to Cook County Manufacturers

Cook County, IL (April 12, 2020) – Cook County Board President Preckwinkle, the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC), and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) will […]
March 16, 2021

IMEC Partners with Cook County to Gain Insights into Manufacturers’ Urgent Needs

Over 1,000 Cook County manufacturers shed insight on what they need to move forward from disruption. Together, Cook County and IMEC gathered these insights to inform […]
February 3, 2021

IMEC Launches Move Ahead Faster Initiative to Advance Illinois Manufacturing Competitiveness

Peoria, IL – February 3, 2021: Today, IMEC, the Illinois affiliate of the U.S Commerce NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) National Network, launched the Move Ahead […]
October 30, 2020

IMEC Announces Four Recipients of the 2020 IMEC Awards for Excellence

Peoria, IL – (October 30, 2020) IMEC has announced four organizations as recipients of the IMEC Recognition Program’s 2020 Awards for Excellence. The high-performing organizations were evaluated […]